As employees eventually return to the office, most will bring with them a heightened sensitivity to their surroundings—specifically to what they touch and their proximity to coworkers.
Newly released guidelines offer a standard for approaching the planning and designing of healthcare facilities from a resiliency perspective.
Just as bricks-and-mortar stores embraced experiential retail to entice consumers who might otherwise shop online, organizations are now hoping to woo their remote-savvy workers back to the office.
The idea of creating inclusive community hubs—where people of all ages and abilities can gather together—is gaining significant momentum.
Dingy is a word that conjures thoughts of old institutional spaces. Academic buildings with dimly-lit hallways and windowless classrooms punctured with fluorescent glare. Rarely are
Facility managers are no longer viewed as a back-office function, but rather “a strategic instrument to attract and retain talent and create a great experience,”
When considering products with recycled content, pay attention to the types of recycled materials that are in them.
With the right market signals and incentives, Canada can create a retrofit economy now that would yield skilled jobs for the Canadian economy, operational savings from energy and carbon reduction and better, healthier buildings for Canadians.
COVID-19 could also introduce a new workplace trend: “the liquid workplace.” Tech giant Dropbox already embraces this new model.
IoT platforms that use overhead sensors, booking data, and smartphone space-reservations to pull analytics, are increasingly playing a key role in supporting the growing data-driven workplace.
The Edmonton Public Library recently revamped its flagship branch: the Stanley A. Milner Library.
The Royal Bank Plaza is now looking to entice a new generation of tenants—small- to medium-sized tech companies.
Ultimately, the hybrid office will have at its heart a planning principle based on people rotating in and out of the office, with flexible schedules they have more control over than ever.
Circadian lighting plays a special role in facilities management as long-term care homes and schools increasingly look to enhance wellbeing among seniors and children with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
Facility management affects a significant component of total lifetime embodied carbon.
After many conversations and much planning, the agency has recently started allowing employees to come back into the workplace.
The zero carbon project marks an evolution in warehouses and, more broadly, the potential for a lower-emitting industrial sector.